Author Archives: Tiana

About Tiana

I started this blog as a way to share my adventures as I tackle the end of undergraduate studies and the beginning of vet school. This is just one of the many ways I distract myself from rigorous classes :)

Cooties

My family taught my dog to eat from a spoon like a person and we’re damn proud of it (he also eats corn on the cob with dainty bites and tip-toes though puddles so we basically raised a hunting dog … Continue reading

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Das Boot

I’ve been in genetics hell this past week and therefore haven’t posted in a while. This will continue until next week due to the fact that I need to catch up and all of a sudden midterms are literally raining … Continue reading

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I wanted to be a dog

As a child I sometimes crawled around on hands and knees and ate my dinner out of a large bowl on the floor. Before you stop reading and call the psych ward please google this, it’s a common thing. Apparently … Continue reading

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Studying: An evolution of hunching over tables

I’ve been type A for as long as I remember. I became used to juggling many assignments in relatively little time ever since I attended a college-prep high school and middle school. After coming to Berkeley I discovered the beauty … Continue reading

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Caffeine Addiction: A blessing and a curse

This semester I have come to realize that coffee is better than oxygen. Well, maybe not but it is extremely close. Do they make caffeinated oxygen? A combination of things have all lead to the addition of iced lattes to … Continue reading

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Working Hard or Hardly Working

As a second semester college senior who has already been accepted into grad school, the intense pressure to get straight A’s and suffer to juggle internships, tedious work, and extracurriculars has dwindled down to a low simmer. I have a … Continue reading

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Part IV: Personal Statement

Words. Lots of words. ABOUT MYSELF. Actually my worst nightmare. I’ve never been a fan of writing about myself be it cover letters, personal statements or in class assignments (blogging is different since sarcasm is commonplace). I jumped into writing … Continue reading

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Doctor Cookies

I’m about 80% sure the only reason I am asked to return to my internship is that I bake them goodies. (I also follow them around and clean tables as soon as they are dirty/abandoned to the degree that I … Continue reading

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I scare away friends: Why I play with bugs

My major in molecular and environmental biology, however I almost completed a major concentration in Entomology because I enjoyed learning about invertebrates so much. That is, until I decided I wanted to get more animal experience with creatures that could … Continue reading

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Part III: GRE test taking

I took it twice. It was a blast (<–THIS IS A LIE). The photo below is after taking it the second time: the first socialization in months aka cocktails with my favorite parents. The first time I took it after … Continue reading

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